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CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
. and for those who are unfamiliar with the term "stem" it stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. the hard sciences that we have too few in terms of graduates from our colleges and universities. this bill passed in the house of representatives with 245 votes, and was originally sponsored by my friend and colleague, lamar smith of texas, and is very similar to a piece of legislation i myself have introduced earlier this year. the goal of this legislation is one that i think is -- enjoys broad bipartisan support, and that is to help the united states retain more of the highly skilled immigrants who come to study at our colleges and universities. in particular, this bill would make eligible for a green card those who graduate in the stem fields who get a master's degree or a ph.d. and so we would not add to the net number of green cards that would be eligible, there is 55,000 diversity lottery visa green cards that would be substituted for by these stem green cards. now, we all know that america's immigration system is broken, and, unfortunately, it's a self-inflicted wound in many
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 10:00am PST
or dead center. those are things like growing debt, globalization, technology and our aging population. that speaks to something i have warned about repeatedly on the show. challenges to the u.s. economy are significant. they come from europe and asia, old infrastructure in the united states, massive debt. americans have a right to expect leaders to tackle large problem. as one of the leading authorities on financial crises, what do we do? >> i think this point that it's not just what happens this month how are we going to move forward, grow this economy because this problem of debt comes from our aging population. you talk about the tax hike we have. it's not enough to close the gap. the idea that the middle class will get away from this without paying most of it. without entitlements being cut, that's nuts. eventually that will happen. they won't admit it now. we are just beginning. this is a skirmish in a longer war. >> diane, one of the arguments of those that say the fiscal cliff discussion is over blown is deployed at the resilience of the stock market. the s&p is up 12% for the
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00am PST
million nurses, health care professionals in the coming years. technology doing very well. a lot of start-up technology. innovation going well. that's a positive. manufacturing coming back a bit as well. the auto sector. however, everything can change in a nanosecond. yes, it's resilient. i agree with the secretary. however, very, very fragile. particularly with this fiscal cliff. >> well, we haven't talked about one of the big pieces of the fiscal cliff, which actually has a way bigger impact on the economy than tax breaks for the folks at the top, and that's the payroll tax extension for 160 million americans. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says that gives you the most bang for your buck economically speaking. i believe we have to extend that for a year or come up with some alternative way of doing that. let me say a quick word about medicare reform. there's a difference in outlook. we believe we have to find savings in medicare. the president did, $760 billion, and we can build on that by trying to modernize the system, reduce costs overall in the system, not simply transf
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
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CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
of the world when it comes to technology, innovation, natural resources, and finance. you are the only thing standing in our way. you are our ball and you are our chain. like today dow rallies 40 points, s&p gained .33%, nasdaq .52%. whether it's the ceos of the honeywells or the smallest of the small. tonight's guest of lumber liquidators, they're mean-spirited debates, the pledge is not to raise taxes, it's costing this nation a once in a lifetime opportunity to reassert itself as the leader of the free world. and faster growing the repressive communist world to boot. you are in the ability to give us a deal, any deal is crushing our economy. allow me to explain. since i read @jimcramer on tw twitter people say i'm biased. i believe that the compromise that all the common sense people are looking for, some combination of spending cuts, higher taxes and pro-growth initiatives doesn't come into play anymore in washington. too many pledges, too much ideology. i l am part of the 2% that's going to have to pay more. i have the highest effective tax rate possible, 48% for a variety of reasons. b
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
debt, globalization, technology and our ageing population. now, that speaks to something, ken, that i've warned about repeatly on this show. the challenges are significant. they come from europe and asia and old and failing instruction here in the united states. massive debt. americans have the right to expect their leaders to tackle large problems. what do we do? >> well, i think this point that it's not just what happens this month, this year, how with regoing to move forward? grow this economy? because this problem of debt comes from really from our ageing population. from our having to compete with the rest of the world and you know, you talk about this tax hike that we have, it's not enough to close the gap. i mean, the idea that the middle class is going to get away from this without paying most of it without entitlements being cut, that is nuts. i mean, eventually, that's going to happen. they're not going to admit it now. you don't want to do that in the middle of the recession. >> diane, one of the argument that is say the fiscal cliff is overblown, the resilience of the stoc
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
, as a result of technology, as a result of an aging population, you know, as a result of rising costs in health care and elsewhere, you're going to have to make some quite big fundamental changes. so i think the issue is to sort out the short-term problem, and then get going on those long-term reforms that will allow us to start being competitive again, and taking our places from the growing economies. >> we're going to have to ask british prime minister blair to stick around for just a few moments. we want to get your take on syria. the president has a very stern warning for president assad about using chemical weapons on his own people. we'll discuss the latest on that. plus, of course, the royal baby. is a royal baby in the rule womb of the royal soon-to-be princess one day. we're back in just a moment. ♪ [ ding! ] losing your chex mix too easily? time to deploy the boring-popcorn decoy bucket. then no one will want to steal the deliciousness. with a variety of tastes and textures only chex mix is a bag of interesting. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male an
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
contributed to that surge in technology stocks and much else that created surpluses in the latter half of the clinton presidency. it's a more complicated picture. definitely there are folks who want tax increases but let's not gloss over president obama is talking about way higher taxes than we saw during the clinton era on the high earners. >> that's true. all right. want to talk about a party going on tonight. james, pretty good. there is a party going on, jack kemp foundation is having a party and marco rubio is speaking. paul ryan is speaking. they both want to have complete makeovers. you know -- marco rubio doesn't want to be the hispanic guy who talks about immigration. and paul ryan doesn't want to be the grinch that stole medicare. paul ryan is standing there right now. what do you think? are these guys going to succeed? are they the future? >> if i was paul ryan, i would want to be something else. if i was selected vice president and i got slaughtered in my -- and my candidate got slaughtered in my home state, i would be looking to have a makeover also. i don't blame him. i t
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 12:00pm PST
's simply mixing up modern information technology with that ancient electrical grid we have got with smart meters and digital routers and sensors, they were able to figure out where the problems were on their grid and rout power around it, instead of trying to send out a million trucks to find out where their lines are down and find out who was without power, they were able to get things rolling within two days. >> when you're talking about the senator grid, one of those things is to improve the usability of the smart grid to allow for two-way communications with things like smart meters, it can heche utilities pinpoint the out an and it also means lower operational costs for utilities and one hopes for consumers, brookings investigates that -- 2009 and 2014. it is there the political will to increase investment in this sort of thing because we are used to the lights going on when we switch them on, so question don't think we need to spend a lot of money on these things. >> exactly. infrastructure is something people don't think about in their everyday lives, we just assume the lights to g
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 12:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2012 2:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. live from america's news headquarters i'm elizabeth plan. billions of dollars may be headed to state deficit stated by super storm sandy president obama has put in a formal request with request for just over $60 billion. senators from new york and new jersey where sandy caused the most damage say it's a good start but 60 billion won't cover all their needs. more fallout from a patrol car particular cam joke that may have led to the suicide of a nurse in london. the nurse, cynthia sadona revealed private information to the duchess. the radio station tied to the prank call now feeling intense pressure from angry person and concerned advertisers. and this year's trophy heisman winner is texas a&m quarterback men zell. beating out teao and collin klein. i'm elizabeth plan now back to justice with judge janine. >> reports are that syrian president assad has taken steps to unleash a deadly nerve gas outlawed by the u.n. and classified as a weapon of mass destruction. but what is saran gas and wh
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2012 11:00am EST
the space providing services to banks and facilities, ect., because they want to focus more on technology and that business spending in that area. as for stocks overall, a relatively flat day. the dow struggling to turn into the positive column, but, again, we have the nasdaq and s&p500 in the green. back to you. tracy: see you in 15 minutes, thank you. dennis: egyptian president pushing the islamist institution as forces are in the capital. tracy: we have the latest from cairo. hey, steve. >> conflict between the president and the courts continues. unusual situation sunday morning when the country's highest court, the supreme constitutional court, the judges afraid to go into work sunday morning, that courtroom was surrounded by a large crowd of pro-morsi protesters chaptering. the exits and entrances were secure for the gums. they felt physically and psychologically intime at a -- intimidated. they scheduled to meet here, peak 250,000 last week, down to a few thousand today, but tomorrow, a major march towards the palace. if that march comes off, there's a likelihood of con infrastructu
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 9:00am EST
and industrial. there is your risk off trade here today. i would point out, technology has been an upgrade over at goex and the overall technology sector, tough time in the hardware group doing better today. so there is an outlier in tech. as for the ism, what was going on here, really there was very little good news. take a look. the overall number, the headline number, lowest since july 2009. the employment component in this, lowest since september 2009. that's probably the second-most watched component of that. so there wasn't a heck of a lot of good news in this thing. manufacturing overall, just weaker. and you can't blame it on sandy. i'm sorry. rick was mentioning this before. look at the ism chairman, what he had to say. the chair of the committee. the second half of the year continues to show a slow down in demand that's been down -- moving down since the middle of the year. the responsibilities on the fiscal cliff -- if the program put in place is more taxes and big spending cuts, which will push us toward a recession, forgive it. and that's what we're getting. more taxes and big spen
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am PST
technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> now that the white house christmas trees is in place, federal workers hope some of the goodwill extends to them. one of the many petitions on the web site is to ask president obama to give all federal workers the 24th off. that would give them a four-day holiday weekend. the petition cites occasions when previous presidents granted federal workers a day off on christmas eve. they are 11,000 shy of its goal of 25,000 signatures. >>> congressional freshmen are gearing up for their big stint on capitol hill. meanwhile the frontline in the battle over the fist cav cliff is tax increases for the rich. speaker boehner and the republicans say they will not budge on raising rates. but one incoming gop congressman says the tax increases should be on the table and he won't be signing grover norquist's tax pledge. welcome to you and best of luck in the future. but before that we're going to have this interview. >> thanks, ms. witt. >> let's talk about what needs to happen for you to put your support
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
've come out with top picks from star investors. technology. >> these are, again, sort of out-of-the-box picks. align makes those invisible braces for your teeth. >> invisalign. >> i was thinking of getting those, yeah. >> and those things are really huge. pentair makes water filtration systems, obviously, you know, globally. that's an incredible business right now. water is a precious commodity. public storage is exactly what it sounds like, all those storage containers. that business is mature, it's consolidating. they're the biggest player. gilead had a once-a-day hiv pill and now a once-a-day hepatitis c pill. 4 million americans have that bad disease. finance moody's controversy because of the financial crisis, but you can't go into the bond markets without moody's, and they have a very, very strong cash flow. i don't know how steve feels about them. and then here, some of the other companies as well, utilities cms is in michigan. albany is a diversified company. large cap, ubs -- excuse me, u.s. bank is the fifth largest bank in the country, kind of an old-fashioned bank
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
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